• Jamie Brunsdon

    Events & Content Manager

    As Event & Content Manager, Jamie is responsible for producing and managing a wide range of WIG events across a number of networks. Prior to joining WIG, Jamie worked in International Trade & Development, creating high-level investment conferences for the governments of emerging economies. Originally from New Zealand, she spent several years working as a Relationship Manager in the healthcare sector before making the move to London in 2014. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Communication Studies in Public Relations and Management Communication from the University of Waikato. When she’s not in the office, Jamie can be found training or competing for CrossFit London. 

  • Francesca Lord

    Event & Content Manager

    Francesca works on content for WIG events across a range of areas, including technology and innovation, health and social care, transport and infrastructure and more. She also produces and manages our flagship annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference and our 'Workings of Whitehall' seminars. Francesca has worked in international conference production, research, marketing and event management across a range of sectors including public policy, life sciences, and professional development for the legal sector. She has a degree in History from the University of Bristol. 

  • Ana Musat

    Senior Events & Membership Executive

    Ana looks after the Ambassadors, International and Sustainability networks of events and works closely with the rest of the team on event delivery. On the membership side, Ana looks after business development alongside Fiona. In her spare time, Ana loves cooking, hiking and going to the gym. 

  • Priya Randhawa

    Events Executive

    Priya is an Events Executive, working with the team in the planning and delivery of events. Priya has recently graduated from King’s College London having read Law. During university, Priya gained experience in the charity sector by working in the Inquiry Unit of the House of Lords’ All-Party Parliamentary Group on Disability in conjunction with Disability Rights UK. Outside of WIG, she enjoys cricket and photography. 

  • Catherine Taylor

    Head of Member Value

    Catherine is Head of Member Value developing new offers to meet our members' needs such as our regional programme, various series in partnership with like minded organisations and a 'Meet the Author' series. Catherine also manages and chairs our HR  Directors Network, L & D Network, Diversity & Inclusion Network and leads our delivery team for the Commissioning Academy. Before she joined WIG, Catherine spent a decade as a Civil Servant in the government's marketing agency following an international career in the private sector including Global Marketing Director for Durex and European Marketing Director for Yahoo! Outside of WIG, she is an advocate for children with special needs and enjoys cooking (and of course the eating).

  • Tom Sapsted

    Head of Events

    As Head of Events, Tom is responsible for overseeing the entire WIG events portfolio, ensuring they remain a forum for constructive collaboration between government, industry and the not-for-profit sector. The focus is on researching new ideas, building on the existing events and working with the wider WIG team to build a robust and relevant event schedule. Before joining WIG, Tom has worked across both government and industry. He ran the energy division for a commercial conference company, worked within the Department for International Trade, and developed new business for an independent TV production company that worked exclusively with not for profits. Tom graduated from UCL with a BA Hons in History and subsequently picked up a Masters in International Security and Global Governance from Birkbeck. Outside of WIG, Tom is a keen Tottenham Hotspur fan and spends time exercising, having completed the London Marathon in 2018.